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We've moved!

As the Foundation Center celebrates its 20th year in Atlanta, we are thrilled to share that we will be in the lobby level of the Georgia Pacific Building on May 6. Until our renovation is complete, we will not be holding walk-in hours. However, there are still plenty of ways to access our resources in the meantime! Learn more about the move and how to stay connected to the Foundation Center's resources»

We will conduct a Proposal Writing Bootcamp to kick off the new space on April 29 - May 1.

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Free access to the Foundation Directory Online Professional and many of our other resources is available at the Central Branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library or at any one of our Funding Information Network Partners

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We are holding office hours every Tuesday from 1pm to 5pm on the second floor of the Central Branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Library

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If you have specific fundraising research needs or would like to assess your readiness to start a nonprofit, please schedule an appointment by contacting us at

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Featured Reports

Key Facts on Georgia Foundations

February 2013


In 2010, Georgia saw a decline in both the number of active foundations and the dollar value of grants awarded, while assets overall rose 8.1 percent. Key Facts on Georgia Foundations provides the latest statistical data and snapshot views of Georgia foundations' total giving and assets, as well as their giving patterns outlined by major subject. Surveys conducted in partnership with the Georgia Grantmakers Alliance and Georgia Center for Nonprofits provide additional insight into the grantmaking practices and giving priorities of the state's foundations.

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From Philanthropy Front and Center-Atlanta
A blog that spotlights grantmakers, their grants, and the work of the Foundation Center in Atlanta and the Southeast.

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Nonprofit Issues Forum with James A. Joseph

May 14, 2013

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Featured Interviews

Philanthropy Chat: Juliana Steele on Fiscal Sponsorship for Artists

September 28, 2012
Juliana Steele Juliana Steele, program specialist for fiscal sponsorship with Fractured Atlas, talks about the concept of fiscal sponsorship. She also explains how artists can determine whether their project would be a good candidate to be fiscally sponsored, and how artists can seek out sponsors.


(4 minutes, 54 seconds; 4.5MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Faith Fuller Discusses Fundraising for Documentary Filmmakers

September 25, 2012
Faith Fuller Author and filmmaker Faith Fuller discusses her background in fundraising for filmmaking. She shares tips on raising money for documentary projects, and explains how documentary fundraising differs from other types of film fundraising.


(8 minutes, 42 seconds; 8MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data

September 29, 2011
Susan Weiner Joe Winter and Jessyca Holland of C4 Atlanta discuss their program "Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data", presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.


(07 minutes, 09 seconds; 6.5MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Marilyn Hoyt Discusses Reality Fundraising

September 14, 2011
Susan Weiner Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Marilyn Hoyt, nonprofit consultant and Foundation Center instructor, about her program "Reality Fundraising: Lessons Learned from Successful Arts Organizations", presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.


(07 minutes, 42 seconds; 7MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Adam Natale of Fractured Atlas

September 13, 2011
Rory Golden Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Adam Natale, Director of Partnerships and Business Development with Fractured Atlas, about special programs presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta. Adam also discusses Fractured Atlas' various services for artists, including training programs, fiscal sponsorship, and insurance.


(09 minutes, 10 seconds; 8.4MB)

Philanthropy Chat: Janelle Kerlin Discusses Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison

September 7, 2011
Lisa Tuttle Janelle Kerlin, assistant professor at Georgia State University's Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, discusses her research into social enterprise in different regions of the world, culminating in her recent work as editor of the book Social Enterprise: A Global Comparison.


(11 minutes, 20 seconds; 10MB)

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133 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 350
Atlanta, GA 30303-1804

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We're still busy making this space perfect for you, so we are not open for walk-in hours at this time. Learn more about the move and how to stay connected to the Foundation Center's resources»

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